Pre-Application Community Meetings

Before applying for a Planning Board Special Permit, an applicant must conduct a community engagement process including at least one community meeting. These meetings should follow the rules and guidelines below:

NOTE: The developer is responsible for conducting the meeting and notifying abutters, neighborhood groups and CDD staff. A summary of the engagement process must be included with the Special Permit Application.

Below is a list of community meetings of which CDD staff have been notified. For information about the meeting or project, contact the developer directly.


Date/Time/Location
Project Address/Information Developer/Contact
October 17, 2019
7:00 P.M. 
Walter Milne Ballroom, Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
727 Massachusetts Avenue
Flyer
Sarah Rhatigan
617-543-7009 
October 2, 2019
6:30 P.M. 
Fletcher-Maynard Academy Gymnasium
225 Windsor Street
Cambridge, MA
101 Rogers Street
Flyer
Erica Schwarz
617-492-6800
September 24, 2019
6:00 P.M. 
21 Lilac Court
Cambridge, MA
21 Lilac Court
Flyer
Alexandra Thaler
adthaler@gmail.com.
August 29, 2019
6:30 P.M. 
711 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA 
711 Concord Avenue
Flyer
Sean D. Hope
617-492-0220

August 29, 2019
7:00 P.M. 
Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA 
200 Monsignor O'Brien Highway
Flyer
Adam F Braillard
617-456-8153
July 26, 2019
6:00 P.M. 
41 Hampshire Street 
Cambridge, MA 
966 Cambridge Street
Flyer
Gerrry McDonough
857-209-5030
June 20, 2019
7:00 P.M. 
75 Smith Place 
Cambridge, MA
75-109 Smith Place
Flyer
Chris Chandor 
617-451-1300
June 12, 2019 
7:00 P.M. 
The Park Cafe 
200 Cambridgepark Drive 
87-101 Cambridgepark Drive 
Flyer
Tyson Reynoso
King Street Properties 
617-910-5504
May 13, 2019 
6:00-7:00 P.M. 
149 Alewife Brook Parkway  
Cambridge, MA 
110 Fawcett Street 
Marijuana Retailer 
Flyer
Bert Vining, J.D. 
Revolutionary Clinics
bertv@revclinics.org
May 10, 2019 
7:00-8:00 P.M. 
1815 Massachusetts Avenue  
Cambridge, MA 
1908 Massachusetts Avenue 
Marijuana Retailer 
Flyer
Water J. Sullivan, Jr. 
Porter Square Remedies LLC 
wsullivan@waltersullivanlaw.com
617-834-2955
May 9, 2019 
7:00-8:30 P.M. 
1815 Massachusetts Avenue  
Cambridge, MA 
1686 Massachusetts Avenue
Marijuana Retailer 
Flyer
Arish Halani 
arish.halani@gmail.com
May 2, 2019
6:00- 7:00 P.M. 
86 Kirkland Street 
Cambridge, MA
86 Kirkland Street 
Marijuana Retailer 
Flyer
David J. Mahlowitz, Esq
Mahlowitz & Kanarek, LLC
 907 Massachusetts Avenue
 617-230-7200
 david@makalaw.com
April 30, 2019  
6:00-7:00 P.M. 
1000 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA

1001 Massachusetts Avenue 
Marijuana Retailer 
Flyer
Sean D. Hope
Hope Legal Law Offices
617-492-0220
April 24, 2019 
6:00-7:00 P.M. 
LaFabrica Central Restaurant 
450 Massachusetts Avenue 
Cambridge, MA 
541 Massachusetts Avenue 
Marijuana Retailer 
Flyer
Bert Vining, J.D. 
bertv@revclinics.org
April 12, 2019 
11:00 A.M. 
36 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 
36 John F. Kennedy Street 
Marijuana Retailer 
Flyer 
Adam F Braillard 
Prince Lobel Tye LLP
617 456 8153
ABraillard@princelobel.com
March 27, 2019 
7:00 P.M. 
600 Massachusetts Avenue 
(in vacated Sleepy Mattress)
Cambridge, MA  
600 Massachusetts Avenue 
Flyer
Kevin Crane 
Law Office of Kevin Crane
kevin@cranelawoffice.com
617-876-8500
February 7, 2019 
4:00 - 6:00 P.M. 
VFW Memorial Post 
688 Huron Avenue 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
701-703B Mt. Auburn Street 
Marijuana Retailer 
Flyer
Michael Pires 
KG Collective, LLC 
(617) 708-1724

August 27, 2018
5:00 P.M. 
University Lutheran Church 
66 Winthrop Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
98 Winthrop Street 
Retail Marijuana Establishment 
Flyer 
Healthy Pharms, Inc. 
Paul Overgaag 
617-549-6840 

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For more information about special permit applications contact Liza Paden at 617/349-4647 or lpaden@cambridgema.gov.